It got bad, kids. But don't take my word for it.
It's a truth universally acknowledged that, because it's an event that encourages high-fashion risk-taking, the Met Costume Institute Ball results in some of the year's most spectacular Bads. And Worses. And we haven't even talked "Ugly" yet...
Last night was fashion's biggest night of the year and everyone - and we do mean everyone - was there. Screw the Oscars! For fashionistas, the Metropolitan Museum's "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" was the real proving ground:
- Bijou Phillips on Michelle's Narciso "hell dress": "It made her look fat...It didn’t fit her properly... If you print that you need to print that I would have voted for her." [BlackBook]
- In an apparent attempt to rob the Costume Institute of gravitas, Sarah Jessica Parker will be doing the audio commentary for the Met's latest exhibit. The SATC tour bus frantically adds a stop. [ElleUK]
- Says the curator, “Walking through the galleries listening to Sarah Jessica Parker’s narration will bring a sense of…